Jazz Venues and Organizations

JANUARY 2022
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SCOTTSDALE-EAST VALLEY

Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort, 1 San Marcos Place, Chandler 85225, 480-620-3941: Arizona Classic Jazz Society monthly events: 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sun. (Sept-May), $15 members, $20 non-members, under 18 free. (closed June-Aug); Jan. 15 - River Road Ramblers; Feb. 19      - MARDI GRAS with Cheryl Thurston's Mardi Gras Jazz Band; Mar. 19 - Wildcat Jazz Band; Apr. 16 - Standards and Poor; May 21 – Cheryl Thurston's Birthday Celebration

Eddie V’s, 15323 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ, 85254, (480) 730-4800, eddiev.com.
Wed, Jan 18, 6:30-9:30 pm, Sandra Bassett; Sat, Jan 28, 7 pm-12 am, Diana Lee Quartet; Sun, Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, 6-9 pm – Guy Pennacchio Quartet; Mon, Jan 2, 16, 30, 6:30-9:30 pm, Rachel Gold Trio

Elks Lodge #2148, 6398 E Oak St, Scottsdale, AZ 85257-1102, (480) 946-9368, 7-9 pm, Wed., Havin’ Fun Big Band

Gold Bar Espresso, 3141 S. McClintock Drive, #6, Tempe, 480-839-3082, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Fri, Jazz Alliance

Jazzbird Nights @ The Ravenscroft, Jazzbird Lounge, 8445 E Hartford Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 1-800-785-3318, theravenscroft.com; Fridays, 7-9:30 pm, $10 General Admission; Jan 6 – The Standards Trio with Ioannis Goudelis-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Rob Moore-drums; Jan 13 – Tom Wakeling Quintet: Tribute to Clifford Brown-Max Roach Quintet with Tom Wakeling-Bass, Jason Carder-Trumpet, Brice Winston-Tenor Sax, Angelo Versace-Piano, Dom Moio-Drums; Jan 20 – Rachel Eckroth with Chris Finet-bass, Rob Moore-drums

Jazz For The Soul @ The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 1-800-785-3318, theravenscroft.com. Sundays, 6-8 pm: Jan 22 – Jerry Donato-sax, Nicole Pesce-piano & Friends; Feb 26 – Russell Schmidt Quintet with Paul Brewer-saxophone, Mary Petrich-saxophone, Russell Schmidt-piano, Vincent Thiefain-bass, and Ryan Anthony-drums; Mar 26 West By Northwest featuring Tom Wakeling-bass, Jason Carder-Trumpet, Angelo Versace-piano, Dom Moio-drums;

La Locanda, 6830 E 5th Ave, Suite 108, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, (480) 284-6511, lalocandaaz.com, 5-8 pm Thurs, Jackie Lopez and Nuance Jazz Trio; Jackie Lopez-vocals, Devon Bridgewater-Trumpet/ Violin/Flugelhorn, Dennis Sexton-Bass, Dan Sieckman-Guitar

Marcellino Ristorante, 7114 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale 85251, 480-990-9500: Thursdays & Saturdays, 6:30-9:30 pm, Jan 12, 19, 21, 26, Feb 2, 4  - Sima & All Star Trio featuring Sima-vocals, Mark DeCozio-musical director/keyboard; Jerry Donato-sax/flute, Felix Sainz upright bass; Jan 7 We3 with Renee Patrick-vocals, Nicole Pesce-piano, Suzanne Lansford-violin; Jan 28Dave Ihlenfeld Trio.

Mesa Jazz And Blues Theater (inside Connect Church), 5255 E Brown Rd. Mesa, AZ 85205, mesajazzblues.com, Saturdays @ 7 pm: Jan 7 Pete Pancrazi Quartet; Jan 28 Carmela y Mas; Sat, Feb 11 – Valentine’s Day with Sandra Bassett; Feb 18 – NOLAZ Band Celebrates Mardi Gras

Pita Jungle - Chandler, 1949 W Ray Road, Ste 102, Chandler, AZ 85224, 480-855-3232. PitaJungle.com. Tuesdays, 6:30-9 pm, Pita Jungle Jazz Jam

Sacred Grounds Jazz Coffeehouse, Scottsdale Congregational United Church of Christ auditorium, 4425 N. Granite Reef Road (south of Camelback), Scottsdale, 480-946-2900, $8 donation, $5 students, coffee-desserts on sale: Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 pm: Jan 5 - Arsen Nalbandian Trio with  Arsen Nalbandian - Piano, Kenji Wagner - Upright Bass, Micah Miranda - Drums; Jan 12 - Stardust Quartet featuring Alex Yuwen - Tenor sax, Kenji Wagner - Flugelhorn, Max Beckman - Bass, Andrew Flores - Drums; Jan 19 - West By Northwest with Tom Wakeling - Bass, Jason Carder - Trumpet, Angelo Versace - Piano, Dom Moio - Drums: Jan 26 - Kenji Wagner Group with Kenji Wagner - Trumpet; Eric Rasmussen - Saxophone, Vincent Thiefain - Bass, Sam Russo - Drums; Feb 2 - ZAZU West featuring Constance Genter - Vocals, Jeff Quamo - Clarinet, Mike Fowler - Lead Guitar, Ryan Vance - Rhythm Guitar, Allen Ames - Violin, Vincent Thiefain - Bass; Feb 9 - John Stowell Trio with John Stowell - Guitar, Chris Finet - Bass, Don Moio - Drums; Feb 16 - Beth Lederman / Dmitri Matheny Quartet featuring Beth Lederman - piano, Dmitri Matheny - flugelhorn, Dwight Killian - bass, Pete Swan - drums; Feb 23 - Yorman's Band of Gold with Yorman Williams - Bass, Zach Gillespie - Piano, Buddy Aphel - Tuba Trumpet, Tim Robinson - Drums

PHOENIX & WEST VALLEY

Avanti, 2728 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix 85016, 602-956-0900, 7-10 pm Fri.-Sat., Charles Lewis-solo piano (lounge), food.

Lost Leaf, 914 N 5th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004, (602) 258-0014, Mon, Jan 9, Feb 13, 9 pm – Running From Bears

The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix 85004, thenash.org, 602-795-0464: Fri, Jan 6, 7pm - Free First Friday Concert with the Adam Clark Trio; Sat, Jan 7, 7:30 pm – Kim Weston; Sun, Jan 8, 3 pm - Jazz Meets Cabaret ft. Gabrielle Beauvais & Alice Tatum; Sun, Jan 8, 6 pm – Sunday Jam Session led by saxophonist Clarke Gibson; Fri, Jan 13, 7 pm - Django Reinhardt Birthday Celebration w/ ZAZU West; Sat, Jan 14, 7:30 pm - Cinco de Moio; Sun, Jan 15, 3 pm Lauren Hooker Quartet; Sun, Jan 15, 6 pmSunday Jam Session led by Dave Henning; Fri, Jan 20, 7:30 pm – Dan Wilson Quartet; Sat, Jan 21, 7:30 pm Alan Weitz CD Release Party; Sun, Jan 22, 6 pm – Sunday Jam Session led by Ioannis Goudelis; Fri, Jan 27, 7:30 pmAlan Lewine Presents 100 Years Of Jazz in 100 Minutes; Sat, Jan 28, 11 amHot Dogs & Jazz For Families; Sat, Jan 28, 7 pm & 9:15 pm – Milt Jackson Centennial Celebration with vibraphonist Steve Nelson-vibes, Mike LeDonne-piano, Lewis Nash-drums & John Clayton-bass; Sun, Jan 29, 3 pmJazz Matinee with Dennis Rowland & Hope Morgan; Sun, Jan 29, 6 pm Sunday Jam Session led by Stan Sorenson

Jazz For The Soul @ Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church, 14403 N. 75th Ave., Peoria 85381, 623-979-0080, 6-8 pm second Sun. Sept-June., donation requested. Jan 8 - Jerry Donato, Nicole Pesce, & Friends; Feb 5 – Russell Schmidt Quartet

Westside Blues & Jazz Club, 17045 N 59th Ave #104, Glendale, AZ 85308, westsideblues.com. Sat, Jan 7, 7:30-11:30pmSandra Basset-vocals with  Jimmy Boyd-Keys, Tim Robinson-Drums, Felix Sainz-Bass, Jermaine Lockhart-Sax; Fri, Jan 20 7:30-11:30pm – Carmela Ramirez and Carmela y Mas; Fri, Jan 27, 7:30-11:30pmWe3 + Sheila E featuring Renee Patrick-vocals, Nicole Pesce-piano, Suzanne Lansford-violin, Sheila Earley-drums; Fri, Feb 3, 7:30-11:30pm - Sandra Basset-vocals with  Jimmy Boyd-Keys, Tim Robinson-Drums, Felix Sainz-Bass, Jermaine Lockhart-Sax; Fri, Feb 10, 7:30-11:30pmThe Sugar Thieves; Sat, Feb 11, 7:30-11:30pm - Carmela Ramirez and Carmela y Mas; Fri, Feb 24, 7:30-11:30pmNOLAZ Band Mardi Gras Celebration

Wrigley Mansion, 2501 E Telawa Trail, Phoenix, AZ 85016, wrigleymansion.com, 602.955.4079, Hormel Jazz Series, Fridays, 6-7 pm & 8-9 pm, Reservations suggested

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2023 CONCERT CALENDAR

January 7 (Sunday) Special EFX Allstars Featuring Chieli Minucci, Elliott Yamin, Jeff Kashiwa, Lao Tizer, Gary Novak, and Anthony Crawford, 7 & 9 pm, $33.50–$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

January 11 (Wednesday & January 12 (Thursday) Stanley Clarke N 4EVER, 7 & 9 pm, $38.50–$59.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050

January 13 (Friday) Tucson Jazz Festival Presents Joshua Redman, 8 pm, $30-$90, University of Arizona, Centennial Hall, 1020 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719, tucsonjazzfestival.org

January 14 (Saturday) Arizona Musicfest Presents Gunhild Carling with the Arizona Musicfest Big Band, 7:30 pm, $34 / $53 / $76, Highlands Church, 9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, azmusicfest.org

January 14 (Saturday) Tucson Jazz Festival Presents The Heavy Hitters- Mike LeDonne, Eric Alexander, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington, Vincent Herring & Jeremy Pelt, 7 & 9 pm, $39.99, The Century Room, 311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701 (21+ event) Tucson jazz festival.org

January 15 (Sunday) Tucson Jazz Festival Presents Diego Figueiredo and Ken Peplowski - Bossa Nova, 3 pm, $39.14, Playground Bar and Lounge, 278 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701, tucsonjazzfestival.org

January 15 (Sunday) Tucson Jazz Festival Presents Matthew Whitaker Quintet, 7 pm, $37.50-$57.50, Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress St. Tucson, AZ 85701, tucsonjazzfestival.org

January 15 (Sunday) Tucson Jazz Festival Presents Vincent Herring and Jeremy Pelt, 7 pm & 9:30 pm, $3.99, The Century Room, 311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701, tucsonjazzfestival.org

January 19 (Thursday) Tucson Jazz Festival Presents Samara Joy, 7:30 pm, $39.14, Playground Bar and Lounge, 278 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701 , tucsonjazzfestival.org

January 19 (Thursday) Tucson Jazz Festival Presents Pedrito Martinez & Alfredo Rodriguez Duo, 8 pm, $34-$59, Rialto Theatre, 318 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701

January 20 (Friday) Tucson Jazz Festival presents ABSENCE: Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective & Turtle Island Quartet, 8 pm, $55-$85, Rialto Theatre, 318 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701, rialtotheatre.com or tucsonjazzfestival.org

January 21 (Saturday) Samara Joy, 7:30 pm, $65, Ravenscroft Hall, 8445 E. Hartford Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255m theravenscroft.com

January 21 (Saturday) Tucson Jazz Festival presents Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kurt Elling, and More in Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour, $50-$87.50, Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress St. Tucson, AZ 85701

January 21 (Saturday) Terence Blanchard Featuring the E-Collective & The Turtle Island Quartet, 7 & 9 pm, $38.50-$54.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

January 22 (Monday) Tucson Jazz Festival presents Arturo O’Farrill Quintet, 4 pm, $44/29, Hotel Congress Plaza, 311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701

January 23 (Tuesday) Emmet Cohen Trio, 7:30 pm, $42, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201, mesaartscenter.org

February 3 (Friday) Christian McBride’s New Jawn, 8 pm, $40-$70, Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts, 7380 E Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251, scottsdaleperformingarts.org

February 4 (Saturday) Poncho Sanchez, 6:30 pm & 9 pm, $44.50–$54.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

February 7 (Tuesday) Arizona Musicfest Presents Black Market Trust: Cool Gypsy Jazz With Rat Pack Style, 7:30 pm, $39 / $54 / $74, La Casa De Cristo Church, 6300 E. Bell Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254, azmusicfest.org

February 14 (Tuesday) John Pizzarelli Trio “Dear Mr. Sinatra,” 7:30 pm, $45.00, Del E Webb Center For The Performing Arts, 1090 S. Vulture Mine Road Wickenburg, Arizona 85390, dewpac.org

February 14 (Tuesday) Arizona Musicfest Presents Isn’t It Romantic?- A Swingin' Valentine's with Nicole Pesce, Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi, 7:30 pm, $ 59, La Casa De Cristo Church, m6300 E. Bell Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254, azmusicfest.org

February 18 (Saturday) Bill Charlap Trio, 7:30 pm, $70, Ravenscroft Hall, 8445 E. Hartford Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255m theravenscroft.com

February 18 (Saturday) Dave Holland, Kevin Eubanks, and Eric Harland, 7 & 9 pm, $33.50-$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

March 3 (Friday) Pedrito Martinez And Alfredo Rodriguez Duo, 8 pm, $40, $46, $52, Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts, 7380 E Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251, scottsdaleperformingarts.org

March 3 (Friday) LP And the Vinyl featuring Leonard Patton-vocals & The Danny Green Trio “Beatles To Bowie,” 7 pm, Vista Center for the Arts, 15660 N Parkview Place Surprise, AZ 85374, Surprise, AZ, thevistaaz.com

March 5 (Sunday) Billie and Blue Eyes featuring John Pizzarelli and Catherine Russell, 3 pm, $44, $54, $64, Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Avenue, Chandler AZ 85225, chandlercenter.org

March 7 (Tuesday) Preservation Hall Jazz Band, 7:30 pm, $40, $55, $$65, Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts, 7380 E Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 8525, scottsdaleperformingarts.org

March 11 (Saturday) World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, 3:30 pm, Del E Webb Center For The Performing Arts, 1090 S. Vulture Mine Road Wickenburg, Arizona 85390, dewpac.org

March 12 (Sunday) World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, 2 pm, $30, $45, $60, Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts, 7380 E Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251, scottsdaleperformingarts.org

March 17 (Friday) Spyro Gyra, 7 & 9 pm, $33.50-$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

March 18 (Saturday) Michael Kocour & Friends, 7:30 pm, $50, Ravenscroft Hall, 8445 E. Hartford Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255m theravenscroft.com

March 30 (Thursday) Reunion! Bruce Forman, Jeff Hamilton and John Clayton, 7 pm, $44.50-$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

April 8 (Saturday) The Anderson Brothers Play Gershwin, 7 pm, $33.50-$44.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

April 22 (Saturday) Diego Figueiredo & Stanley Jordan, 7:30 pm, $55, Ravenscroft Hall, 8445 E. Hartford Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255m theravenscroft.com

May 4 (Thursday) Joshua Redman 3x3, 7:30 pm, $36, $46, $56, Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts, 7380 E Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251, scottsdaleperformingarts.org

May 20 (Saturday) Artemis, 7 pm & 9 pm (two shows) $78, Ravenscroft Hall, 8445 E. Hartford Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255m theravenscroft.com

May 20 (Saturday) Joey Alexander-piano with Kris Funn-bass and John Davis-drums, 7:30 pm, $50 - $60, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201, mesaartscenter.org

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ORGANIZATIONS

Jazz in Arizona (JIA) is a non-profit community arts organization whose mission is to encourage the local performance and appreciation of Jazz music - America’s great original art form. 602-750-7045 or thenash.org

Arizona Classic Jazz Society
is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of classic (traditional) jazz, one of America´s original art forms. The Society sponsors monthly concerts and the annual Arizona Classic Jazz Festival, It has a scholarship program to support promising young musicians and reaches out into schools by presenting instructive live jazz performances. P.B.M. 204 9666 E. Riggs Road, Suite 114, Sun Lakes, AZ 85248-7410 Tel : (602) 922-7741 www.azclassicjazz.org

Phoenix Blues Society supports local and national music, Blues culture and heritage, arts education, and more. Monthly membership meetings are held at area local clubs on the second Wednesday evening of every month, followed by live music. www.phoenixblues.org

Southern Arizona Blues Heritage Foundation is an all volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to creating an active and vital Blues and Heritage scene through promotion of live performances, education and raising awareness of the music and culture in southern Arizona. azblues.org

Tucson Jazz Society is devoted to promoting and preserving America´s original music--jazz. The Society seeks to assure continuity of this music through concerts, festivals, media activities and youth programs. A major emphasis is to provide work for instrumentalists and vocalists through society-sponsored activities and joint ventures with allied cultural, educational, and commercial organizations throughout southern Arizona. tucsonjazz.org

Prescott Jazz Society is dedicated specifically to assisting, advancing, supporting, promoting, and advocating the development and enjoyment of jazz music in northern Arizona. pjazz.org